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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that are not currently receiving mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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New study paints picture of arts engagement

Following the third year of the DCMS Taking Part’s longitudinal study, a new report reveals who attends the arts most often and why people stop engaging.

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The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Seeking Arts Approaches in Health practices

A research project is looking for UK examples of specific programmes that use arts approaches amongst people recovering from addictions. These might be based in hospitals or in community locations.

The project would also like to hear about any UK training programmes for healthcare staff that aim to help workers on how to use the arts with people recovering from addictions.

Any help greatly appreciated. If you can think of any examples please email your information to: Theo.stickley@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 

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Andrew Knutt
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Creative Innovation Centre CIC is not-for-profit Community Interest Company and social enterprise Company No. 08140784. Any profits made go back into our community projects and services. CICCIC is an exciting ...

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